Siena Saints visit Fairfield Stags in college basketball clash
Siena Saints vs Fairfield Stags Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Fairfield vs Siena battle Thursday at Webster Bank Arena as the Stags look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Stags bring a 15-11 record (10-13-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-19 Saints, who are 7-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Fairfield go 8-12 so far and the Saints go 8-9.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stags rated this week at No. 196 and the Saints sitting at No. 272. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 65-54 result in favor of the Stags.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Fairfield's No. 281-ranked offense, averaging 62.7 PPG, against a Saints defense that ranks No. 200 at 67.4 PPG. The Stags field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, more than the Saints marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.4% per game.
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 175-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Fairfield, meanwhile, comes in at No. 314 nationally in scoring at home.
Siena was a 72-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Saint Peter's. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Siena suffered a 72-62 loss against Saint Peter's on Sunday, getting 18 points from O.D. Anosike in a losing effort at Yanitelli Center.
Last time out for Fairfield, they were a 62-40 loser as they battled Manhattan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. Fairfield was run off the court by the Jaspers on Tuesday as Manhattan routed them 62-40 at Webster Bank Arena.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Loyola are 4-6
After playing Saint Peter's are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Iona are 7-3
After playing Manhattan are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Saints at Stags trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Siena's last 6 games on the road
Siena is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Fairfield
Siena is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Siena is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Fairfield's last 7 games when playing Siena
Fairfield is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Fairfield is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Siena
Fairfield is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
Siena home to Loyola, Saturday, February 16
Fairfield home to Iona, Monday, February 18